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a mass of, a world of, aerie, amass, anchor, apiary, army, assemble, bee tree, beehive, bevy, billet at, bivouac, bunch, bunch up, burrow, camp, center of manufacture, charm, clot, cloud, cluster, clutter, collect, colonize, come to anchor, come together, congregate, converge, copulate, couple, covey, crowd, cumulate, date, domesticate, drop anchor, ensconce, establish residence, eyrie, flight, flock, flock together, flocks, flow together, forgather, fuse, gaggle, gang around, gang up, garner, gather, gather around, hail, herd together, hive of industry, horde, host, hub of industry, huddle, inhabit, jam, keep house, large amount, lay up, league, legion, link, live at, locate, lots, manufacturing town, many, mass, masses of, meet, merge, mill, mob, moor, move, muchness, multitude, murmuration, muster, nest, nidus, numbers, pack, park, people, perch, plague, plurality, populate, quantities, quite a few, rally, rally around, relocate, rendezvous, reside, roll up, roost, rout, ruck, scores, seethe, set up housekeeping, set up shop, settle, settle down, shoal, sit down, skein, spring, squat, stand, stay at, stockpile, store up, stream, strike root, surge, swarm, take residence at, take root, take up residence, throng, tidy sum, unite, vespiary, watch, worlds of

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  • hive — [hīv] n. [ME hyfe < OE, akin to ON hūfr, ship s hull < IE * keup (< base * keu , to bend, curve) > L cupa, a tub] 1. a box or other shelter for a colony of domestic bees; beehive 2. a colony of bees living in a hive; swarm 3. a crowd… …   English World dictionary

  • Hive — Hive, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hived}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hiving}.] 1. To collect into a hive; to place in, or cause to enter, a hive; as, to hive a swarm of bees. [1913 Webster] 2. To store up in a hive, as honey; hence, to gather and accumulate for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hive — Hive, n. [OE. hive, huve, AS. h?fe.] 1. A box, basket, or other structure, for the reception and habitation of a swarm of honeybees. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. The bees of one hive; a swarm of bees. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. A place swarming with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • hive — hive; hive·less; hive·ward; un·hive; hive·wards; …   English syllables

  • hive — (n.) O.E. hyf beehive, from P.Gmc. *hufiz (Cf. O.N. hufr hull of a ship ), from PIE *keup round container, bowl (Cf. Skt. kupah hollow, pit, cave, Gk. kypellon cup, L. cupa tub, cask, vat ). Figurative sense of swarming, busy place is from 16 …   Etymology dictionary

  • hive — ► NOUN 1) a beehive. 2) a place full of people working hard. ► VERB 1) place (bees) in a hive. 2) hive off chiefly Brit. transfer (part of a business) to new ownership. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • Hive — Hive, v. i. To take shelter or lodgings together; to reside in a collective body. Pope. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hive — (engl. für Bienenstock/Schwarm) ist ein elementarer Bestandteil in der Windows Registrierungsdatenbank. Ein Hive ist der oberste Knoten eines Hauptschlüssels und ist damit sozusagen das Stammverzeichnis. Hives Unter Windows gibt es bis zu 6… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hive up — The transfer of a business or assets intra group to a parent company. Related links hive down Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. 2010 …   Law dictionary

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